Town of Rosendale
Kingston After Dark: The artist at 70

Kingston After Dark: The artist at 70

It’s moving to hear a song like “Ride Out Any Storm” on activist Tom Chapin’s great new album, 70. Folk elements straight out of the bright light of protest music anchor these songs of determination. You certainly feel Chapin’s continuing vitality. I ask him whether protest can still weather the storm and make peace prevail...
Hein, local pols, concerned citizens pan Pilgrim plan

Hein, local pols, concerned citizens pan Pilgrim plan

The potential health and safety risks posed by the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline, which would carry volatile Bakken crude oil from Albany to a refinery in New Jersey and a variety of petroleum products back the other way, were highlighted by a rally May 18 at the Ulster County Courthouse. County Executive Mike Hein, speaking at...
Deputies: Abortion, strangulation charges for man after Dewitt Mills Road attack

Deputies: Abortion, strangulation charges for man after Dewitt Mills Road attack

A Red Hook man is facing felony abortion and strangulation charges after a Town of Rosendale incident in which, Ulster County sheriff’s deputies say, he attempted to force a woman to take a pill which would terminate her pregnancy. Thomas A. Pfeiffer, 44, was arrested 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, according to the sheriff’s office...
Crash kills woman; other driver was drunk, say deputies

Crash kills woman; other driver was drunk, say deputies

A 23-year-old Cottekill man is facing vehicular manslaughter charges after, Ulster County sheriff’s deputies say, while driving drunkenly he ran a stop sign and crashed into a Jeep, killing a 50-year-old woman and seriously injuring a 19-year-old man. According to deputies, Tyler J. Grable, was driving a 1999 Subaru Legacy and travelling west on Cottekill Road at...
Rosendale Zombie festival lurches forward this Saturday

Rosendale Zombie festival lurches forward this Saturday

If you’re faint-hearted and living in Rosendale, this weekend is the time to close the shades, lock up the pets and hide in the closet to pray. The ravenous undead will be dragging their bloody, rotten body parts down Main Street this Saturday Sept. 17 at noon during the second annual Rosendale Zombie Crawl. Lineup...

Numerous roads still closed

Here’s the latest list of closed roads from the Ulster County Executive’s Office. ROAD CLOSURE LIST Updated 9/2/11 @ 1800 Denning: County Line – Sundown between Grassy Rd And Ridge Ln Sundown/Greenville 1 Lane Watson Hollow Esopus: River Rd – Closed at between boxes 132 and 150 Route 213 Old Post Rd to Route 32...